Kevin Gentzel

Kevin Gentzel

Chief Revenue Officer, Gannett

Kevin joined Gannett as its first chief revenue officer in 2015 and leads all advertising and marketing solutions revenue in North America, including USA TODAY, ReachLocal, and over 260 local news properties. Under his leadership, Gannett has grown its digital sales, across national and local properties, and launched new monetization opportunities, including branded content, digital marketing solutions, and other digital ad innovations.

Previously as Yahoo!’s head of advertising sales for North America, Kevin oversaw the operations of the sales organization from developing new revenue streams and sales strategies to leading client meetings and activities at key industry events. Under his leadership, the team was responsible for $4B in advertising revenue.

During his previous role as the CRO at The Washington Post, he was responsible for launching and building the TWP Brand Studio, aside from driving revenue across all products including print, digital, events, and conferences. Prior to Washington Post, Kevin was president and group publisher at Forbes Media before assuming the role of CRO in 2010, in which he led ad product innovation and cultivated a world-class sales leadership team of which most members are current innovators and leaders in the industry.

Speaker Details
  • Session Details

    Industry Leaders Take a Look at the Future of Our Industry
    Thursday, July 15

    2:30 - 3:50 pm